A girl is deadâ€¦and not just any girl.
Christina Haynes is the teenage daughter of a popular US Senator, and when she drowns moments after a conversation at sea with her best friendâ€™s mother, Boston Lawyer David Cavanaugh faces his toughest case to date.
What appears to be a straightforward, tragic accident in the waters off Cape Ann Massachusetts, turns into something else entirely as Rayna Martin, a respected African-American attorney, is charged with her murder.
With the victimâ€™s father one of the most powerful politicians in the country and the Assistant District Attorney prepared to put his personal ambition ahead of legal justice, David soon discovers that his most dangerous battle is taking place outside the court room.
Lies, deception, blackmail, threatsâ€¦and finally the precision of an assassinâ€™s bullet combine to create a shocking finale in this exciting debut from Australian author Sydney Bauer.Read more